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Seagate, Toshiba to Make SSD + HDD Hybrid

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We all know that for the absolute best throughput of storage available to us today, it's in solid-state-drives. The problem with SSDs is cost and the limited storage capacity in comparison to the magnetic solutions. But upcoming solutions from Seagate and Toshiba may be able to come up with something in between.
My interpretation NAND is going to be used as L2 cache being slower and cheaper than existing cache that HDD has and noticeable faster than HDD speed it self.
SSD being expensive this sound like a nice idea.
Article at itnewsandtips.com
 
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Yes Sir I also like the sounds of this.... Cant wait to see raid0x4 results;)
 
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Yes Sir I also like the sounds of this.... Cant wait to see raid0x4 results;)
...on an Adaptec or LSI controller which can use full SSD's as a cache for the array!

Including the 256MB or 512MB that most of their models includes, Superfetch, and ReadyBoost, what are we up to storage cache-wise? 6 levels??
 
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A little more info was given here. I'll wait for reviews, but it looks like it could be a winner.